Celebrating 200 Years: Assessing the Pandemic's Long-term Impact

The pandemic has led to concerns over the long-term socio-economic, psychological, behavioral and cognitive impact of COVID-19 within communities hit hardest by the virus. Paul Wahlbeck, Dean of the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, will moderate a panel of faculty experts to discuss the emerging trends and the challenges ahead.


Antwan Jones, Associate Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies, and Epidemiology

Elizabeth Vaquera, Executive Director of the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute and Associate Professor of Sociology and Public Policy & Public Administration

Sarah Wagner, Associate Professor of Anthropology


This event is open to all members of the GW community. Please register your attendance in advance. Please note this event will take place at 12:00pm ET.


The George Washington University’s bicentennial is an incredible, historic milestone. With 27,000+ students from more than 135 countries, a worldwide community of 300,000+ living alumni, and thousands of faculty and staff, the GW community is coming together to celebrate 200 years of phenomenal growth.